Holy Land

  • 1535 - Laurent Fries

    Laurent Fries:  Tabula Terre Sanctae

    M. & G. Trechsel, Lyon, 1535

    Early woodcut map of the Holy Land by L. Fries. From the 1535 Lyon edition of Ptolemy's Geographia edited by M. Servetus and published by M. and G. Trechsel, printed from the 1522 woodblocks from...

    Tabula Terre Sanctae
    10859

    Antique woodcut map of Palestine, Israel. Printed in Lyon by M. & G. Trechsel in 1535.

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  • 1540 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Das Heilig Judischland mit ausztheilung der Zwolff Geschlechter

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1574)

    Early and beautiful map of the Holy Land by Sebastian Munster. Showing the area between Gaza and Beirut with numerous figural representations: The route of the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt,...

    Das Heilig Judischland mit ausztheilung der Zwolff Geschlechter
    11327

    Antique woodcut map of Israel. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1550 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  [Holy Land, Cyprus]

    Petri, Basle, circa 1550

    Attractive coloured woodcut map showing the Holy Land with Cyprus. With a ship and a sea monster. From a Latin edition of Cosmographia by Sebastian Munster.

    [Holy Land, Cyprus]
    10539

    Coloured woodcut map of Cyprus, Israel, Palestine. Printed in Basle by Petri circa 1550.

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  • 1550 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Die Heylige Statt Jerusalem ...

    Petri, Basle, circa 1550

    Decorative coloured woodcut view of Jerusalem by Sebastian Münster. From a German edition of the "Cosmographey". Showing the city from birdeye perspective with Mount Zion in background.

    Die Heylige Statt Jerusalem ...
    10837

    Coloured woodcut town view of Jerusalem. Printed in Basle by Petri circa 1550.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Cyria / Cypern / Palestina / Mesopotamia / Babylonia / Chaldea und zwey Arabia mit Bergen Wassern...

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early, attractive woodcut map of the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East. Covering the area between northern Syria and the Red Sea, with Cyprus, the Holy Land, Jordan and parts of the Iraq....

    Cyria / Cypern / Palestina / Mesopotamia / Babylonia / Chaldea und zwey...
    11314

    Antique woodcut map of Cyprus, Palestine, Syria, Israel. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Die Heylige Statt Jerusalem / contrafehtet nach form und gestalt wie sie zu unsern zeiten...

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Large, early woodcut view of Jerusalem by Sebastian Munster on the full double sheet. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, titled Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder...

    Die Heylige Statt Jerusalem / contrafehtet nach form und gestalt wie sie...
    11461

    Antique woodcut town view of Jerusalem. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Accon oder Ptolemais

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early woodcut view of the ancient city of Akko (Acre) in Israel at the northern extremity of Haifa Bay. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, Cosmographey oder beschreibung...

    Accon oder Ptolemais
    11536

    Antique woodcut town view of Acre, Akko. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

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  • 1581 - Heinrich Bünting

    Heinrich Bünting:  Beschreibung des heiligen Landes Canaan

    A. Duncker, Magdeburg, 1581

    Decorative coloured uncommon woodcut map of Palestine / Israel from "Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae" by Heinrich Bunting. His work was much valued after the first edition in 1581, mainly because of...

    Beschreibung des heiligen Landes Canaan
    10840

    Coloured woodcut map of Israel, Palestine. Printed in Magdeburg by A. Duncker in 1581.

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  • 1584 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Terra Sancta, a Petro Laicstain Perlustrata, et ab eius Ore et Schedis a Christiano Schrot in...

    Antwerp, 1584

    Nice original old coloured map of the Holy Land by Abraham Ortelius. Showing the coastal line from Beirut to Gaza. The title cartouche is surrounded by biblical vignettes. In the dramatic scene on...

    Terra Sancta, a Petro Laicstain Perlustrata, et ab eius Ore et Schedis a...
    11357

    Old coloured map of Palestine, Israel. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1584.

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  • 1592 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Typus chorographicus, celebrium locorum in regno Iudae et Israhel

    Antwerp, 1592

    Beautiful coloured map of the Holy Land by A. Ortelius. The map is based on T. Stella's map of 1552, with two large Renaissance cartouches. From the 1592 Latin edition of 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum'.

    Typus chorographicus, celebrium locorum in regno Iudae et Israhel
    10858

    Coloured map of Palestine, Israel. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1592.

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  • 1595 - Abraham Saur

    Abraham Saur:  [Von der Landtschafft Iudaea]

    N. Basseus, Frankfurt, 1595

    Rare woodcut view of Jerusalem on the full folio sheet. From "Theatrum Urbium" by Abraham Saur printed in Frankfurt 1595 by N. Basseus.

    [Von der Landtschafft Iudaea]
    10841

    Antique woodcut town view of Jerusalem. Printed in Frankfurt by N. Basseus in 1595.

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  • 1638 - Matthäus Merian

    Matthäus Merian:  Ierusalem

    Frankfurt, 1638

    View of Jerusalem from the east, with a 24-point key in German at bottom. Copper engraving from Matthaeus Merian.

    Ierusalem
    10070

    Antique town view of Jerusalem. Printed in Frankfurt in the year 1638.

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  • 1700 - Nicolas Sanson

    Nicolas Sanson:  Iesu Christi Salvatoris Nostir Et Apostolorum Petri, et Pauli Mansiones, Itinera,...

    P. Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1700

    Decorative original old coloured Sanson map of the Mediterranean. Showing the wanderings of the Apostles Peter & Paul. With inset maps of Palestine (In hac Iudaa tabula Iesu Christi Salvatris...)...

    Iesu Christi Salvatoris Nostir Et Apostolorum Petri, et Pauli Mansiones,...
    10323

    Old coloured map of Palestine, Jerusalem, Mediterranean. Printed in Amsterdam by P. Mortier circa 1700.

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  • 1700 - Nicolas Visscher

    Nicolas Visscher:  Terra Sancta, sive Promissionis, olim Palestina Recens Delineata, et in Lucem Edita per Nicolaum...

    Schenk, Amsterdam, circa 1700 [1659]

    Beautiful hand colour copper engraved map of Palestine by N. Visscher issued by P. Schenk in Amsterdam. Oriented to the West. With beautiful cartouches, several ships, a plan of the camp of the...

    Terra Sancta, sive Promissionis, olim Palestina Recens Delineata, et in...
    10629

    Coloured map of Palestine, Israel. Printed in Amsterdam by Schenk circa 1700 [1659].

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  • 1716 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  Geographische Beschreibung von der Wanderschaft der Apostelen und Reisen des H. Apostels Pauli

    Johann Detleffsen, Minden, 1716

    Rare anonymous map of the eastern Mediterranean after a almost identical N. Visscher map from 1657. With 9 small vignettes view showing the life and travels of St. Paul. From a German bible printed...

    Geographische Beschreibung von der Wanderschaft der Apostelen und Reisen...
    10505

    Antique map of the Holy Land. Printed in Minden by Johann Detleffsen in 1716.

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  • 1716 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  Viertzig Iährige Reysen der Kinder Israel aus Egypten durch das Rothe Meer und Wüsten bis ins...

    Johann Detleffsen, Minden, 1716

    Rare anonymous map of the Holy Land after the N. Visscher map from 1657. Showing the Exodus of the Israel tribes from Egypt to Canaan. With beautiful figural cartouche and several sailing ships....

    Viertzig Iährige Reysen der Kinder Israel aus Egypten durch das Rothe...
    10506

    Antique map of Israel. Printed in Minden by Johann Detleffsen in 1716.

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  • 1716 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  Die heylige und weitberühmte Stadt Jerusalem erstlich genant Salem

    Johann Detleffsen, Minden, 1716

    Very rare anonymous city view of Jerusalem. The map could be based on the N. Visscher map from 1671. With beautiful figural cartouche. From a German bible printed in Minden by J. Detleffsen in 1716.

    Die heylige und weitberühmte Stadt Jerusalem erstlich genant Salem
    10508

    Antique map of Jerusalem. Printed in Minden by Johann Detleffsen in 1716.

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  • 1728 - De Pierre

    De Pierre:  Wahrer und Grundlicher Abriss der Welt-beruhmten und Hochheiligen Stadt Jerusalem aller...

    Vienna, 1728

    An important and absolutely rare chronogram-dated view of Jerusalem. Only three copies are known beside this one: one in the Eran Laor Collection at the Jewish National and University Library,...

    Wahrer und Grundlicher Abriss der Welt-beruhmten und Hochheiligen Stadt...
    10170

    Antique town view of Jerusalem. Printed in Vienna in the year 1728.

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  • 1747 - Emanuel Bowen

    Emanuel Bowen:  An Accurate Map of the Holy Land Divided into the XII Tribes of Israel. Accomodated to Sacred...

    E. Bowen, London, 1747

    Engraved map of the Holy Land by Bowen from 'A Complete System of Geography'. With one decorative cartouche, a compass rose and a mileage scale.

    An Accurate Map of the Holy Land Divided into the XII Tribes of Israel....
    11096

    Antique map of the Holy Land, Israel. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

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